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limbus

[′lim·bəs]
(biology)
A border clearly defined by its color or structure, as the margin of a bivalve shell or of the cornea of the eye.
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These events particularly occur when, in addition to destruction of the corneal and conjunctival epithelia, there is important involvement of the limbus (SHAPIRO et al., 1981).
The Limbus assert that they are called Yakthumba because they were the ones to defeat and dislodge the Yakhas.
Ultimately, the goal is to align the grey line and restore the lower lid/inferior limbus relationship without significant laxity or tension.
For an instance, the most important cultural and religious ceremony of the Limbus is Tongsing Mundhum, an incorporation of various myths, legends, narrations and oracles that are closely related to the daily activities of Limbus, because they guide their social, ethical and religious concepts by shaping their behaviours and attitudes to birth, life, death and the universe in a distinct way.
Edward Lewis brought his family to Monmouthshire around 1529 but, despite his surname, he can be traced back to the Princes of Glamorgan in the Limbus Patrum.
The Limbus call themselves "yakthunba" and their language "yakthunba pan." The language has four major dialects: phedappe, pacthare, chathare, and taplejune.
Pterygium is characterised by triangular fibrovascular subepithelial ingrowth of degenerative bulbar conjunctival tissue over the limbus onto the cornea in the interpalpebral area.
All incisions were made at 3.5mm from the limbus with oblique entry in sclera at an angle of approximately 10-15 degrees.
These pockets are created 180-degree apart, parallel to the limbus, and 1.5-2 mm away from the limbus.
Epithelial stem cells are found in the limbal basal epithelium [1] in the limbus, the transition area separating the cornea and the conjunctiva and underlying sclera (Figure 1(a)) [2].
A 25 Ga trocar was placed 3 mm from the sclerocorneal limbus at the 2 o'clock position and connected to a 250 cc elevated bottle of balanced salt solution (BSS) through an IV line and an infusion cannula.